Wageningen UR CDI Course: Evaluating and Managing for Sustainable Development Impact (19 March 2018 – Fri 6 April 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its course on "Evaluating and Managing for Sustainable Development Impact". The course starts from 19 March 2018 until Fri 6 April 2018 in the Netherlands. The development landscape has changed significantly over the last few decades, becoming increasingly complex. Many of the issues we face today, such as climate change, poverty and conflict, call for a new way of doing business, … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Managing Risk in the face of Climate Change (19 March 2018 – Fri 30 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applicants for its course on "Managing Risk in the face of Climate Change". The course starts from (19 March 2018 until Fri 30 March 2018) in the Thailand. The steady increase in climate related disasters such as floods, cyclones, storm surges and drought have increased the exposure and vulnerability of communities, their livelihoods, physical infrastructure and economic networks. Course … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Landscape Governance (2 April 2018 – Fri 13 April 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is currently seeking applications for its course on "Landscape Governance". The course starts from 2 April 2018 until Fri 13 April 2018 in the Netherlands. Forested landscapes worldwide are increasingly integrated in global processes of trade, market development, resource exploitation and climate change. Site-based or community level approaches can no longer cope with these issues which exceed the local sphere … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources (26 February 2018 – Fri 9 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on "Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources". The course starts from 26 February 2018 until Fri 9 March 2018 in the Netherlands. Competition over land and natural resources is increasingly overstretching the multi-functionality of landscapes, whether it is at local or at global level. Course Objectives The overall aim of the course is to … [Read more...]

Tanzania Forest Fund’s Medium Grants Programme: Supporting Conservation and Management of Forest Resources

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Tanzania Forest Fund is seeking applications for its Medium Grants Programme in order to provide long term, reliable and sustainable funding support to conservation and management of forest resources in the country. The Fund’s vision is to be a long term and sustainable source of funding for management of forest resources for the benefit of present and future generations and its mission is to mobilize funds for sustainable financing of the management of forest … [Read more...]

Connected Everything: Seeking Proposals for Feasibility Studies across UK

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Connected Everything working in partnership with the HVM Catapult, is looking to fund a second round of Feasibility Studies with an aim to enable cross-disciplinary, foresight, speculative and risky early-stage research, although building a demonstrative prototype is also welcomed. The Network Plus Connected Everything: Industrial Systems in the Digital Age is funded by the EPSRC Manufacturing the Future challenge theme, addressing the area of Digital … [Read more...]

World Economic Forum: Seeking Nominations for Young Global Leader 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The World Economic Forum is seeking nominations for its programme "Young Global Leader". Reflecting the diversity of stakeholders, the Young Global Leaders include leaders from politics, business, civil society, academia, and arts and culture across seven geographic regions. The Forum of Young Global Leaders has established a comprehensive selection process for identifying and selecting the most exceptional leaders. Every year, thousands of candidates from around the … [Read more...]

Rural Business-Cooperative Service: Seeking Applications for Value Added Producer Grant Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Business-Cooperative Service is seeking applications for its program entitled "Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG)". The objective of this grant program is to assist viable Independent Producers, Agricultural Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Businesses in starting or expanding value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of Value Added … [Read more...]

ICCROM–ATHAR: Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation in the Arab Region

Deadline: 2 December 2017 The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), Regional Conservation Centre in Sharjah ATHAR are inviting applicants for the Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation in the Arab Region, 2017. This Biennial Award seeks to honour and reward outstanding work that contributes to the protection and vitality of tangible cultural heritage in the Arab world. The Award reflects ICCROM-ATHAR’s commitment to: … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business - Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, NIC: Networking and Professional Development of State and Large Urban System Healthcare Administrators

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for its training program entitled "Networking and Professional Development of State and Large Urban System Healthcare Administrators" to support the development, enhancement and sustainability of nationwide correctional leadership. The goals of these professional development training programs are to develop and enhance competency based leadership skills as well as enhance … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of the Interior, NPS: Seeking Applications for African American Civil Rights Preservation Grants

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations to implement a program entitled "African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants" that will document, interpret, and preserve the sites related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The NPS' 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites serves as the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for National Awards for Science & Technology Communication 2017!

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India is seeking applications for its “National Awards 2017 for Science & Technology Communication”. Award Categories National Award for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication in general: Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh) National Award for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication through Print Media including Books … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Inviting Applicants for Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities (R03) Program

Deadline: 7 September 2020 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its program "Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities (R03)" to encourage small research project grants investigating the incidence, course, and outcomes of pregnancy among women with disabilities. Areas of interest also include studies to inform preconceptional and antenatal counseling and strategies for addressing barriers to prenatal care, and … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for GAPMIL Awards 2017!

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Nominations are open for "Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) Awards 2017" that will recognize information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL (media and information literacy) in an innovative way in their work and related activities. The GAPMIL Awards are led by the GAPMIL and the Media and Information Literacy … [Read more...]

Future Earth Call for Applications: Early Career Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions in an Urban Context

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Future Earth is seeking applications from early career researchers and practitioners to attend a dynamic workshop in Tallinn, Estonia, to explore policy recommendations for sustainable urban management. The Future Earth Europe Early Career Workshop is a Future Earth contribution to Nature-Based Solutions: From innovation to common use, a flagship conference of the Estonian Presidency of the European Union. The purpose of the Workshop is to promote … [Read more...]

USAID/Cambodia: Seeking Applications for Enhancing Quality of Healthcare Activity!

Deadline: 4 October 2017 USAID/Cambodia is seeking applications to implement a program entitled "Enhancing Quality of Healthcare Activity" in order to improve the quality of public and private health services in Cambodia in a sustainable manner through technical assistance to national and sub-national health systems. This program may receive funding through six program areas included under the Health category in the U.S. Foreign Assistance Framework: HIV/AIDS, TB, maternal and child health … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Nominations are open for "Lemelson-MIT Prize" to recognize individuals who translate their ideas into inventions that improve the world in which we live. The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors, who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use, or has a high probability of being adopted. Objectives The Lemelson-MIT Prize seeks to highlight the pivotal … [Read more...]

BioFuelNet Canada: Inviting EOIs for Agri-Science Cluster

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The BioFuelNet Canada (BFN) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its "Agri-Science Cluster" to engage Canada’s agricultural operators, industry, universities, government and other R&D organizations to sustainably increase food and biomass production, in the context of a changing climate. The EOI is focussed on advancing the emerging technologies that will help agricultural producers across Canada sustainably meet the needs of Canada’s and the world’s … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Education: Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The U.S. Department of Education is seeking applications for its "Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Early Childhood Personnel Center". The purposes of this program are to: Help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities. Ensure that those … [Read more...]

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